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GTX 500 series fan unlocker, eVGA only?

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Is it true that the GTX 500 series fan unlocker is limited to evga cards only? I know you can obviously go and do a custom bios...but I'm just saying, as far as manufactures go, is it just EVGA who has stepped up to the plate and acknowledge this issue?
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AFAIK yes, it is EVGA only ..
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AFAIK yes, it is EVGA only ..
do you know any reason why its only EVGA? Because my company Zotac says its some magical voodoo is required to do the fan unlock...lol
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Not sure tbh..
But I do know its not voodoo to edit and flash a GPU bios.
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NVidia sets the limits for fan speeds on all their reference cards and EVGA has been an exception to this rule, as you've referenced. Without NVidia's support, ZOTAC will not be able to develop a fan unlocker. Thank you.

- Eye in the Sky (from the zotac forums)

thats what one of the Zotac reps said...I mean I'm wondering why only EVGA has the fan unlocker, while all the other big hitters stayed put....Asus, MSI, etc....I know Zotac is a smaller company and maybe they just don't have the man power to develop an official bios flash unlocker?
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I'm hoping the next generation of nvidia cards would allow 100% fan speed from the factory...instead of being it locked
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